Dear Non-Catholic Readers

Please do consider my invitation to the Triduum. Here’s a handy little illustration of what is going on in the world of ancient Christian Churches over the next few days: I’m gonna knock off for the Triduum and will see you all on Easter Monday!  Please pray for me!   [Read more…]

Shaun McAfee remembered my Christmas Wish List!

*Sob* You like me! You really like me! [Read more…]

Christmas Lives On

A lovely essay from a Christian who has done a fine job over the years evangelizing a segment of the population that often doesn’t get a lot of contact with the gospel. [Read more…]

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in Old English

Incipit gestis Rudolphi rangifer tarandus Hwæt, Hrodulf readnosa hrandeor – Næfde þæt nieten unsciende næsðyrlas! Glitenode and gladode godlice nosgrisele. Ða hofberendas mid huscwordum hine gehefigodon; Nolden þa geneatas Hrodulf næftig To gomene hraniscum geador ætsomne. Þa in Cristesmæsseæfne stormigum clommum, Halga Claus þæt gemunde to him maðelode: “Neahfreond nihteage nosubeorhtende! Min hroden hrædwæn gelæd [Read More…]

Monster Island: Where Christmas Trees…

…want to kill you. [Read more…]

Advent is a Penitential Season

Here. Have some suffering: You’re welcome. [Read more…]

Because No Christmas is Complete Without It

…and because I have a deep streak of sadistic cruelty, I give you, ladies and gentlemen, the Star Wars Holiday Special as a reminder that franchise is not all Rogue One beer and skittles: [Read more…]

On Holiday

Over at the Register, Yr. Obdt. Svt writes a brief manifesto on behalf of goofing off. [Read more…]

Where else can you go to find a Christmas Carol sung…

…by Siouxsie and the Banshees? [Read more…]

Chuck Norris doesn’t drink champagne…

He drinks *real* pain! This is fantastic: Also, gotta love the Hamlet quote. [Read more…]